Christian Ovalle

10 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Following | @covall2 | Keep up with Christian Ovalle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Christian Ovalle”

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Barbecue Chicken Pizza (+ How to Prep for a Week's Worth of Meals)

Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.<p><i>Today: We're eating barbecue chicken pizza like it's 1999 -- plus, Tom shares his secret to saving time in the kitchen all week</i> …

Recipes

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Coffee, Banana, and Hazelnut Morning Shake Recipe

When the weather's warm, a cold blender drink makes the perfect breakfast. This quick smoothie brings it all together with sweet banana, nutty hazelnuts, and a jolt of chilled coffee.<p><b>Note:</b> When your bananas are starting to get too ripe, peel them and stash them in the freezer for this drink, and …

Features

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Exercise

Mushrooms, Bacon, and Asparagus Topped With Eggs Recipe

This play on hash uses the combination of earthy mushrooms, sweet asparagus, and thick cut bacon as the base for runny fried eggs.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients8 strips thick cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces16 ounces button mushrooms, quartered4 sprigs thyme1 pound asparagus, cut into 2- inch …

Your dark chocolate addiction is driving up the price of chocolate

Cocoa prices are climbing fast. Cocoa futures jumped to $2,868 per ton ($3,161 per tonne) on Jan. 27, the highest price since mid-September of 2011.<p>Cocoa prices are soaring for several reasons, but one in particular is rising demand for darker chocolate, which takes more cocoa to make. The average …

Dessert

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …